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[Video] David Foster partecipated at Star-Studded 60th Birthday Bash Held For Chaka Khan

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Source: losangeles.cbslocal.com

HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA.com) — A star-studded 60th birthday party was held in Hollywood Thursday night for music legend Chaka Khan, who was also celebrating 40 years in show business.

The party was held at Yamashiro in Hollywood.



 

The bash celebrated Khan’s career spanning her work with the 70′s era band Rufus, to solo performer to chart topper and ten-time Grammy winner.

Rachel Kim, reporting for CBS2, was on the red carpet to meet and greet all the party guests, including Khan.

“I don’t know where the time went,” said Khan, “I have no idea. It doesn’t feel like 40 years!”

When asked to reflect on her 40th anniversary, Khan said, “I just got here. This is fabulous, but it really hasn’t hit me yet.”

“She is the queen of funk, and rock ...

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Video: Yamaha’s 125th Anniversary Concert with David Foster and more

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Yamaha’s 125th Anniversary Concert full coverage:

Earth, Wind & Fire: Fantasy-Boogie Wonderland-September
USC Trojan Marching Band: Fight Song-Tusk-Exit music
David Foster: 1988 Winter Olympics Theme
Chaka Khan: Tell Me Something Good / I’m Every Woman
Lucy Schwartz: You Are / Darling I Do (w Landon Pigg)
Amy Grant: House of Love / Baby Baby / Big Yellow Taxi (Joni Mitchell cover)
Leogun: Let’s Be Friends / There’s Just No Way
Dave Grusin with Lee Ritenour: Grusin solo-Jazz jam
David Foster with Dave Koz: Love Theme from St. Elmo’s Fire



 

With Toto, Michael McDonald, Sarah McLachlan, Elton John.

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Celebrating YAMAHA’s 125th anniversary – David Foster live with a blockbuster line-up of music industry stars

From http://eltonjohn125.usa.yamaha.com/:

Thanks to Yamaha’s groundbreaking DisklavierTV™, powered by RemoteLive™ technology, Elton’s performance on the Yamaha Disklavier reproducing piano onstage with a 60-piece orchestra will be streamed live over the Internet and simultaneously to remote Disklaviers in many countries around the world, such as United States, Canada, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Russia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Australia and Singapore.

His actual piano keystrokes are then faithfully recreated, note for note, in real time on each of the remote instruments, while the entire orchestra is seen and heard on adjacent monitors, in perfect sync with the remote piano performances.

Where can I join the broadcast?
We will be broadcasting the whole concert from Friday January...

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[Video] David Foster & Friends Asian Tour 2012 – Singapore

November 2012: Cast including Chaka Khan, Babyface, Haley Westenra, Paul Young, Fernando Varela, Peter Cetera, and Dirty Loops. These are clips during the Asian tour where the show played to rave reviews in Singapore.

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Interview: And the beat goes on …

 

 

Global Times | 2012-11-14 18:20:04
By Li Yuting
Photo: Cai Xianmin/GT

Known in the record industry as the “Hitman,” David Foster turned the Shanghai Grand Stage into a talk show with music on Tuesday night. During Hitman: David Foster and His Friends, he was sometimes the quiet piano player, occasionally the good-humored host, at times the modest singer performing a few lines, and at other times the talent scout offering audience members an impromptu 20-second audition.

During the golden age of pop music in the 1980s and 90s, this songwriter and producer won 16 Grammy Awards and was a three-time Oscar nominee. Among his smash hits down the years are “I Swear,” “I Will Always Love You,” “Because You Loved Me,” “Hard to Say I’m Sorry” and “The Prayer...

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Article: From evergreen to the latest hits

 

 

By Zhang Kun in Shanghai (China Daily)

 

Not many people in China know David Foster as a performer, but they are familiar with the songs he wrote and the stars he discovered. The Canadian composer, music producer and arranger will make his debut in Shanghai, with a concert named David Foster and His Friends.

The show will take place at Shanghai Grand Stage on Nov 13, featuring veteran singers such as Chaka Khan, Peter Cetera and Babyface (Kenneth Brian Edmonds).
Foster, 63, was the producer and arranger of I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston, and composer of Tell Him, the duet by Celine Dion and Barbra Streisand. So many singers and performers have worked with Foster that he has been recognized as an integral part of the music industry since the 1990s.
He has won 16 Grammy ...

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Video: Grand opening of The Star Performing Arts Centre with David Foster & Friends, Nov 1, 2012

 

 

 

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2012 ASIAN TOUR VIDEO: Check out David Foster and Chaka Khan

 

 

 

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Foster to gig with Chaka Khan, Babyface in Singapore

 

 

David Foster will be back in Singapore to perform his David Foster And Friends showcase once again on Nov 2 and 3.

Joining him will be Chaka Khan , Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds, Paul Young and New Zealand classical/pop crossover artist Hayley Westenra.

Foster and gang will perform at 1 Vista Exchange Green. Tickets start at $108.

Sales (priority for Visa cardholders) begin tomorrow. Visit www.ticketbooth.com.sg or call 6296-2929.

 

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David Foster Leads an Intimate Kennedy Center Gala

 

 

From artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com:
By ASHLEY SOUTHALL and EMMARIE HUETTEMAN

WASHINGTON — The lights were low in the concert hall of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday evening — except for a spotlight scouring the room in search of the elusive host of the spring gala. Moments before, a video reel had flashed clips of the No. 1 hits he has written or produced over nearly four decades in the music business, prompting applause, murmurs of recognition and even a little singing from those in the audience. In his introduction, the center’s chairman, David M. Rubenstein, had called him “the ultimate music man and the ultimate hit man.”

But where was the man of the evening, David Foster?

“I’m here!” he shouted from among the orchestra seats, breaking an aw...

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